Note 20 vs iPhone 12

Note 20 or iPhone 12? - We're helping you make the choice

When it comes to technology, especially when it comes to smartphones, we live in a world that is defined by specs – we’re always looking for devices with features that push the limits of technology. This is particularly relevant in the great Apple vs Samsung, Android vs. IOS debate that has been going on for the better part of a decade, as each brand constantly tries to one-up the next. 

The latest entry in the great debate pits together two flagship smartphones: the new Samsung Note 20 against the iPhone 12 – and we’re here to help you decide which one to choose.


When looking at display there are a few key differences: the Note 20 has a 6.7 inch display, while the iPhone 12 offers a slightly smaller 6.1 inch display. In terms of display quality, both phones have OLED display, with the Note 20 boasting a slightly higher resolution Dynamic OLED display, compared to the iPhone 12’s Super Retina XDR  OLED display.


Both phones boast state of the art processors with the iPhone 12 featuring Apple’s new generation high-performance A14 Bionic Processor, while the Note 20 is equipped with the brand-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Processor. 


Both phones have exceptional cameras, with the iPhone 12 featuring a dual 12-megapixel rear camera system with an ultra-wide and wide camera, improved aperture and 4k video capabilities, while the Note 20 has a triple-lens rear camera system, containing a 108MP main lens, 12MP telephoto lens, and a 12MP ultra-wide angle lens.

When it comes to taking selfies, however, the iPhone 12 comes off on top with a 12MP front view camera, while the Note 20 has a 10MP front view camera.


When it comes to battery size, the Note 20 has the bigger battery at 4,300 mAh, while the iPhone 12’s battery is far smaller at only 2,815 mAh. Both phones have wireless charging capabilities.


While the Note 20 comes with a set amount of storage at 128GB, the iPhone 12 comes with a few more options and you can choose whether you want the 64GB, 128GB or 256GB phone.

A final word

The iPhone 12 is the brand new kid on the block and it is without a doubt the most powerful iPhone to date and is without-a-doubt a people-pleaser thanks to its sleek aesthetic and Apple’s high-performance and refined hardware and software integration. That being said, the Note 20, similarly, is the most powerful Samsung to date and has the technology to live up to that title, plus it comes with the sleek S Pen stylus. At the end of the day, both choices are bound to elevate your smartphone experience to the next level. 

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